Brag / Complain About a DIY Project Thread

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So the dining room table I originally had in my dining room before I made a new table became my next small project. Instead of buying a desk, I ripped the table at 2ft and mounted it to the wall in my bedroom. Just ordered a couple grommets and a circular hole saw to have clean cables. I also mounted a 4ft long power strip under the desk. At a future date, I will repaint the desk, get new monitors, and possibly a side stand for some papers or whatever plus hide the TV power cord.

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Joel spit on it.
Lol all we need is dr Jimbo to tell me how he’s never had an issue or something.

This is the original valve. It’s a solenoid that opens a valve to allow water to go into the dishwasher. Dude wants me to fucking port and polish the new one? Wtf

China trash was $20 and showed up next day. When you use your dishwasher 1-2 times a day you can’t be down that long. An oem one (original was from Mexico) is $60 but has to be ordered from some boomer site that’ll take 2 weeks or they’ll call me to tell me they don’t have any but Jerry might have one in his shed.

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Lol all we need is dr Jimbo to tell me how he’s never had an issue or something.

This is the original valve. It’s a solenoid that opens a valve to allow water to go into the dishwasher. Dude wants me to fucking port and polish the new one? Wtf

China trash was $20 and showed up next day. When you use your dishwasher 1-2 times a day you can’t be down that long. An oem one (original was from Mexico) is $60 but has to be ordered from some boomer site that’ll take 2 weeks or they’ll call me to tell me they don’t have any but Jerry might have one in his shed.

Lord Tin Foilhat Lord Tin Foilhat Dr. Jimbo Dr. Jimbo

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Tell me about it.

I needed the mixing valve for my bathtub. NOWHERE online except a tiny little rinkadink website. Had to like manually scroll through his parts listing. Fucker had it though.
 

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When you use your dishwasher 1-2 times a day you can’t be down that long.
I bet most “I watch YouTube” diyers would just buy a new appliance.


If it would of taken more than 2 days to get the part I absolutely would have bought a new dishwasher though :rofl:
I installed my dishwasher about three years ago. It's been run twice since then. Once to make sure it worked after install, then again about a year ago, to make sure it still worked :LOL:
 

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Lol all we need is dr Jimbo to tell me how he’s never had an issue or something.

This is the original valve. It’s a solenoid that opens a valve to allow water to go into the dishwasher. Dude wants me to fucking port and polish the new one? Wtf

China trash was $20 and showed up next day. When you use your dishwasher 1-2 times a day you can’t be down that long. An oem one (original was from Mexico) is $60 but has to be ordered from some boomer site that’ll take 2 weeks or they’ll call me to tell me they don’t have any but Jerry might have one in his shed.

Lord Tin Foilhat Lord Tin Foilhat Dr. Jimbo Dr. Jimbo

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Nah, clowns put a new one in before we bought it, but the discharge corrugated tubing was pushed through too small of a hole that wore through and leaked everywhere. I put a new one on and opened up the hole more. Alas, some lube should do for your valve :s00ls:
 

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I mean…. Do you not eat or drink at all? How is this even possible?

Do them by hand. My Wife probably does dishes by hand 5 days out of the week.
👆 this right here. Wash them by hand and it's usually just dishes from me, so only takes a few minutes. If I'm feeling lazy and have a bowl of cereal it takes about 15 seconds.
 

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Why? Besides being more time consuming and less hygienic, doing dishes by hand uses a shit ton more water. There’s literally no advantage to doing them by hand
Which condescending opinion do you give to households that don't have a dishwasher? My mom doesn't have one. Should I tell her that you think she's not hygienic?
 

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Which condescending opinion do you give to households that don't have a dishwasher? My mom doesn't have one. Should I tell her that you think she's not hygienic?
Her and I never had one until maybe 15yrs ago. People used to ask why we didn’t have a dishwasher. I would reply, I married one lol.